Prof. Stephen Heppell was formerly Director of the Ultralab e-learning research centre and is a highly regarded and distinguished expert on technologies for learning across all age spans. He contributes to the Guardian, BBC and Channel 4 and past projects include notschool.net, the Ultraversity, and the design of “world classrooms.” He has served as advisor and consultant to various government departments in the UK on eLearning, classroom design and the internet.
Prof. Ray Land is Professor of Higher Education and Director of the Centre for Academic Practice & Learning Enhancement at the University of Strathclyde. He is a member and founding accreditor of the Higher Education Academy and his research interests include theory and practice of educational development, threshold concepts and troublesome knowledge and theoretical aspects of digital learning.
Prof. Michael Kerres holds a chair in Educational Media & Knowledge Management and is also the Vice-Rector for Information, Communication & Media at the University of Duisburg-Essen.
Prof. Wim Van Petegem is the Director of AVNet (the learning technology service) at the Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, one of Europe’s oldest institutions of higher education. He has extensive experience of elearning policy and practice and has led a number of European projects and served on international panels and committees in the field of elearning.
Bill McDaniel is a senior researcher at the Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI) at NUI Galway, where he leads the elearning research cluster.